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Enigmatick [BB488]

30 November, 2014

Different sort of puzzle this week, more pun-fest than the rest.  If a punchy thinker is Sockrates, and a giant jail is a titanick, can you insert a new K behind a C to make nine more ‘partickular’ puns? You have each neo-word’s length.

DA1 - Odd kiss (9)

DA2 - Point with a rod (12)

DA3 - Graduate from Hogwarts (12)

DA4 - Indulgent cards (9)

DA5 - Snooker story-teller (10)

DA6 -Extravagant pin (12)

DA7 - Extravagant grain (12)

DA8 - Bored of CSI (9)

DA9 - Bird loss (10)


BB487 SOLUTION: Out of: condition, circulation, practice, control, kilter, reach, pocket, wedlock, court, fashion, money, character. (Other outs could be in.)

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